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Posted on 4/2/2019

TEEN lights up the mood in San Francisco at Cafe Du Nord playing a sold out show with Australian band Methyl Ethel.

Written by Jisselle Fernandez and Elle Henriksen

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Posted on 4/1/2019

Did you miss when DJ yan yan aired her interview with Stephen Malkmus on August 1st, 2018? Never fear, for Weblog is here with a transcript of their conversation, with topics ranging from horses to BART and everything in between.

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Trisomie 21
Posted on 4/1/2019

Legendary cold wave band Trisomie 21 graced Oakland’s Uptown on March 14, 2019, as a part of their first North American tour. Volunteer Chandler is here to tell you all about it.

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Posted on 3/27/2019

A few of our Weblog writers tackled KALX's top charts with some reviews of their favorites. Here's the recent albums they've been listening to that have been tearin' up the KALX charts.

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Posted on 3/9/2019

On February 1, 1994, Green Day released their third studio album Dookie, launching the trio’s music into mainstream recognition. The last 25 years have seen the punk rock band rise to legendary status, inspiring in its wake a vibrant and continuous community of punk rock musicians and aficionados.

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Posted on 3/8/2019

On January 17th 2018 legendary bassist & punk rock pioneer Mike Watt spoke to D.J. Jon The Reptilian at the Mint in Los Angeles, CA where he was performing as part of Eric McFadden & friends annual residency.
Mike Watt will be performing with Mike Baggetta and Stephen Hodges on Friday March 22nd at the Uptown Night Club in Oakland celebrating the release of the Wall Of Flowers Record.

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In The Valley Below
Posted on 3/5/2019

Playing at a sold out show in San Francisco for The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr. during Noise Pop week, In The Valley Below knows how to warm up the crowd!

Written & Photographed by Jisselle Fernandez

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Chandler Le Francis
Posted on 3/1/2019

I was inspired to do this design in many ways. I’ve been dabbling in comics and ink illustrations, and decided to experiment with colors. I loved being able to use both drawing and the captions to convey how I felt. I chose red as the main color here because usually when I meet up with the DJs the venues are usually bathed in a red light. It also reminded me of the “ON-AIR” sign outside the air studio at KALX that let volunteers know when the DJ was on mic. Plus, it represents passion.

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Posted on 2/26/2019

Photo Ops performed at Swedish American Hall early February for a Noise Pop affiliated event. Here's KALX volunteer Samantha's take on the show.

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Posted on 2/12/2019

Jóhann Jóhannsson was a Golden Globe winning and Academy Award nominated composer renowned for his solo work and compositions for films The Theory of Everything, Sicario, and Arrival. Back in April 2017, he sat down with KALX’s own DJ Velvet Einstein to discuss his album Orphée, Ovid’s Metamorpheses, Cold War-era archival sounds, and how the IBM 1401 computer found its way into his work.

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